Fayetteville Police: Man Found Safe

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — UPDATE 8:20 a.m. Tuesday: The Fayetteville man that was last seen Saturday has been found safe. Fayetteville Police sent out a tweet Tuesday morning confirming Boris Sebastian Abbey was okay.


Abbey, 43, was seen Saturday while the hurricane was in the midst of hitting eastern North Carolina with immense rainfall. Police say Abbey was near 'fast-moving flood waters' before being reported missing on Sunday. 

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Fayetteville officials say they are looking for a man who vanished near flood waters during Hurricane Matthew and is still listed as missing.

Boris Sebastian Abbey, 43, was last seen on Saturday during the hurricane  in the area of Morganton and Westlake roads, Fayetteville police said in an email Monday night.

Abbey was “near fast moving flood waters,” police said.

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Abbey, who was first reported missing on Sunday,  is described by police as being white, 6-feet 2-inches tall, weighing about 200 pounds with black hair and hazel eyes.

If anyone has information concerning the whereabouts of Boris Sebastian Abbey they are asked to immediately call 911, or contact Detective J. Bisner with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 676-2597, or Crimestoppers.

Crimestoppers information can be submitted by visiting http://www.fay-nccrimestoppers.org/send_a_tip.aspx and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type “4Tip” followed by your message).

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